She professed faith in Christ and was a member of the Early’s Chapel United Methodist Church where she served as church secretary and treasurer and Sunday school teacher and was an active member of the United Methodist Women. She was a Farm Bureau Federation secretary and tax consultant for some 36 years; prior to that she was a tax consultant at H&R Block. She was an accomplished seamstress, and as a 4-H leader, she taught many young ladies to sew.
She united in marriage to Buford Wilson on December 4, 1948.
Besides her husband, Buford Wilson of Campbellsville, she is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Jackie and Paul Akridge of Campbellsville; three granddaughters: Mariah Akridge of California, Sarah Jefferson of Georgia and Mary Jefferson of Texas; special friend and caregiver, Dellen Shabazz; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by one sister, Carrie Matherly, August 24, 2010.
VISITATION: 5:00 – 8:00 P.M., Friday, July 1, 2016 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 11:00 A.M, Saturday, July 2, 2016 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home in Campbellsville by Rev. Mark Price and Rev. Robert Morris
BURIAL: Brookside Cemetery
EXPRESSIONS OF SYMPATHY REQUESTED TO BE DONATIONS TO EARLY’S CHAPEL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH OR GIDEON BIBLES AND MAY BE MADE AT THE FUNERAL HOME